When did Asamoah Gyan spoil the penalty?
Asamoah Gyan insists the hurt felt after his penalty miss in the semi-final of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations will drive him on to win the trophy in future.
What happened Asamoah Gyan?
An international exile lasting over a year was ended in October 2018 when Gyan was called up to the Ghanaian squad for a pair of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches versus Sierra Leone. He announced his retirement from international football on 20 May 2019, a month to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Why did Asamoah retire?
“I had to take a break so I can psyche myself well. My confidence in the national team had gone low and I hope to return with bigger confidence.” “They [GFA] have spoken to my parents and I told them why I took that personal reasons. Psychologically when I am down, i cant come back to play,” he said.
Who missed the penalty Ghana vs Uruguay?
‘It Still Hurts’ NorthEast United’s Asamoah Gyan Regrets Missed Penalty For Ghana Vs Uruguay In 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Was Asamoah Gyan highest paid player?
Asamoah Gyan – £227,000-per-week The former Sunderland striker became one of the world’s highest earners when he joined Chinese Super League side, Shanghai SIPG.
How much did Asamoah Gyan earn in China?
Former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is reported to have earned nearly £3 million for every goal he scored during his time at Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG.
Who missed the penalty for Ghana in 2010?
Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan has admitted his extra-time penalty miss for Ghana against Uruguay in their 2010 World Cup quarter-final will haunt him for the rest of his life.
Was it a penalty Ghana?
The South African body accused the referee of manipulating the result after his dubious decision to award Ghana a penalty in their 1-0 win over Bafana in their final group game of the second-round qualifying phase.